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Methamphetamine

Group of students conversingMethamphetamine is a highly addictive central nervous system stimulant that alters the level of dopamine and increases reward-seeking behavior. Chronic and long-term use of methamphetamine can alter brain functioning leading to memory loss, poor decision-making, altered moods, and impulsivity, and can potentially damage the central nervous system. Methamphetamine use disorder is a complex brain disease affecting the well-being of users and the entire family. Treatment for methamphetamine use disorders is possible with active engagement, incentive-based approaches, and timely access to proper and structured treatment, including family-centered treatment.

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